lax·​a·​tion lak-ˈsā-shən How to pronounce laxation (audio)
: a bowel movement
the danger of absorption of toxic amounts of mercury if laxation does not occur after taking calomelUnited States Dispensatory, 27th ed.

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“Laxation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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